[linux-elitists] Subversion is self-hosting

M. Drew Streib dtype@dtype.org
Mon Sep 17 12:37:44 PDT 2001


On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 03:33:50PM -0400, Justin F. Knotzke wrote:
> 	Why is it that CVS never bothered to do this? Was it technically
> near impossible or where there some philosophical issues because surely
> I'm not the only one who was tired of the move/rename problem?

(c) Nobody has really spent the time to maintain CVS. It has changed 
maintainers at least 3 times in the past couple years. It is such a mess
anyway that it would require a complete rewrite to become sane...
enter subversion, created by the folks that are currently maintaining
CVS (collab.net).

-drew

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